Thin multiplication waveguide avalanche photodiodes have been developed for use in 40-Gbps receivers. High responsivity of 0.73-0.88 A/W, wide bandwidth of 30-35 GHz, and gain-bandwidth product of 140-180 GHz have realized the receiver sensitivity of -19 dBm at 40 Gbps.
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T. Torikai, T. Nakata, T. Kato, and K. Makita, " 40-Gbps Waveguide Avalanche Photodiodes," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OFM3.
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